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collectio

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From collēctus +‎ -tio, from colligō (collect together).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

collēctiō f (genitive collēctiōnis); third declension

  1. The act of collecting together; accumulation, collection.
  2. (rhetoric) A summary, recapitulation, summing up.
  3. An argumentation, reasoning, conclusion, inference, syllogism.
  4. (medicine) A swelling, tumor, abscess.

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative collēctiō collēctiōnēs
genitive collēctiōnis collēctiōnum
dative collēctiōnī collēctiōnibus
accusative collēctiōnem collēctiōnēs
ablative collēctiōne collēctiōnibus
vocative collēctiō collēctiōnēs

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • collectio in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879